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Mar 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
during the turmoil of the cultural revolution. he studied law at prestigious peking university, then joined the party's communist youth league. former president hu was in charge of the league at the time. li followed in his footsteps and later became leader of the group. in 1999, li took charge of the henan region and became china's youngest provincial governor. in 2004, he assumed the top party post of liaoning province. li became a member of the powerful politburo in 2007. party leaders promoted him, along with xi jinping, by two ranks. he became first vice premier the following year, taking charge of energy, social security and other policies. now, china's citizens grew increasingly dissatisfied with the government's handling of a range of problems during wen's ten years in office. now they're waiting to see how li keqiang will steer the country into the future. nhk world's michitaka yamaka reports from beijing. >> reporter: the members of the national people's congress overwhelmingly approved li's appointment as premier. wen was known as a leader with a common touch, but li
KCSMMHZ
Mar 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
teens during the turmoil of the cultural revolution. he studied law at prestigious peking university, then joined the party's communist youth league. former president hu was in charge of the league at the time. li followed in his footsteps and later became leader of the group. in 1999, li took charge of the henan province and became china's youngest provincial governor. in 2004, he assumed the top party post of liaoning province. he became a member of the powerful politburo in 2007. party leaders promoted him, along with xi jinping, by two ranks. he became first vice premier the following year, taking charge of energy, social security and other policies. >>> china's citizens grew increasingly dissatisfied with the government's handling of a range of problems during wen's ten years in office. now they're waiting to see how li keqiang could steer the country into the future. nhk world reports from beijing. >> reporter: the members of national people's congress overwhelmingly approved li's appointment as premier. wen was known as a leader with a common touch. but li projects a more elit
KCSMMHZ
Mar 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
accident, he and other officials would have to ferry some 1,200 residents to safety. by law, his boat can carry 14 people, but most days he's out at sea. and he wouldn't be able to navigate if the waters are too rough. >> translator: if an earthquake triggers a nuclear accident, tsunami would also hit. if that's the case, we wouldn't be able to sail out. >> reporter: azuchi-oshin lies 13 kilometers offshore from the nuclear plant in western japan. municipal officials released their revised evacuation plan for the island last month. izake and other citizens gathered to discuss it at the fisheries co-op. >> translator: how many do we carry on our boats? >> translator: it depends on the size. >> translator: each boat should carry as many people as possible and make a run for it. >> translator: what about the bedridden? do we have time to take them along? >> reporter: an nhk survey suggests half of local governments struggle with finding transportation in an evacuation. >> translator: of course we care about our neighbors, but our families are our top priority. i think we'd face a panic even
KCSMMHZ
Mar 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
framework of a new government before wednesday. >>> the united states has switched its patent law to a first to file system. this basically means that the invent irwho makes the first application can obtain the pat ents. the u.s. government revised the procedures to harmonize the systems in japan and european countries. attention is focused on how the change will affect pat ents lawsuits and the business strategies of companies operating in the u.s. >>> tens of thousands of people in iraq have staged an anti-u.s. rallies ahead of the 10th anniversary of the invasion of the country on march 20th. the protesters gathered in the central city in response to an appeal by those supporting al sadr. they condemn the u.s. led war which is believed to have killed over 100,000 civilians. they cite an insufficient amount of electricity. security remains unstable in the war torn country. terrorist attacks and violence continue as well as political divisions among sectarian groups >>> japan has won broad approval from african countries for a declaration to be announced in june. an outline was presen
KCSMMHZ
Mar 16, 2013 8:30pm PDT
, human trafficking, and domestic violence. it calls on governments to provide laws that treats sexual violence as crime to better redress the victims and to educate people about violence against women. the commission last forecast on ending violence against women a decade ago but failed to reach a consensus. some countries were opposed to treating domestic violence as a crime. people close to the commission called the unanimous adoption epoch-making. >>> cyprus is about to become the fifth eurozone nation to receive an eu bailout. euro zone finance ministers have agreed to provide the island state with about $13 billion in financial assistance. it comes as cyprus is struggling to cope with the effects of the european credit crisis. 17 eurozone finance ministers struck a deal on the rescue package at the meeting in brussels on saturday. the international monetary fund will be among the creditors. but lenders have set some tough conditions. they are calling on cyprus to increase corporate taxes and privatize state-owned firms. they're also demanding a tax on the bank deposits which woul
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